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Ammonia - Vapour Pressure at gas-liquid equilibrium

Figures and table showing ammonia saturation pressure at


boiling point, SI and Imperial units
Anhydrous ammonia, NH3: Thermophysical properties

 a colorless non-flammable liquefied gas


 vapor is lighter than air - 0.6 compared to air 1.0
 ignition temperature 1204oF (651 oC)(vapor concentration between 15% and 28%)
 corrodes galvanized metals, cast iron, copper, brass or copper alloys
 weight of liquid ammonia 5.15 pounds per gallon (water weight 8.33 pounds per
gallon)
 boiling point liquid ammonia at atmospheric pressure-28oF (-33.3 oC)
 liquid ammonia expands to 850 times its liquid volume at atmospheric pressure
The vapour pressure of ammonia is the pressure at which ammonia
gas is in thermodynamic equilibrium with its condensed state. At higher pressures ammonia
would condense. At this equilibrium condition the vapor pressure is the saturation
pressure.

Ammonia Temperature Pressure Diagram


Saturation (boiling pressures) of liquid ammonia at different temperatures are indicated in
the figures below. An ammonia phase diagram is also included: